Filing a Subdivision or Development Appeal

Tribunals Office Closure

The Tribunal's Office is closed to in-person services until further notice. Please contact our office for inquiries:

Assessment Review Board - assessmentreviewboard@edmonton.ca
Subdivision and Development Appeal Board - sdab@edmonton.ca
Community Standards and Licence Appeal Board - cslac@edmonton.ca

In-person service can be arranged where necessary.

Hearing Process (effective April 4, 2022)

Please click on the attached links for more detailed information on SDAB hearing procedures:

SDAB Hearing and Written Submission Procedure - Development Appeals (effective April 4, 2022)

SDAB Hearing and Written Submission Procedure - Subdivision Appeals - (effective April 4, 2022)

Instructions to Join a Video Conference Hearing 

To join a video conference hearing, please follow the attached instructions .

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board has jurisdiction to hear:

Appeals regarding Development Decisions:

  • A Development Permit decision that has been refused or approved
  • Conditions of an approved Development Permit
  • An order directing that either construction or the present use of a property be stopped
  • A Deemed Refusal (the Development Authority has not made a decision within 40 days of the receipt of an application)

Appeals regarding Subdivision Decisions:

  • A refused subdivision or an unacceptable condition(s) of an approved subdivision
  • A Deemed Refusal (The Subdivision Authority has not made a decision within 60 days of the receipt of an application)

How to File

A valid appeal must contain reasons for filing the appeal and must be accompanied by the required appeal fees.

Appeals can be filed by property owners, affected persons and their representatives. Prior to filing an appeal, consult the Development Officer or Subdivision Authority to ensure you have all the information about the proposed development.

Once a valid appeal is received a hearing will be scheduled within 30 days.

To submit online:

sdab.edmonton.ca 

A valid email address is required to file online.

In person or by mail (Note:  this option is currently not available - all appeals must be filed on-line)

Print an appeal form from the link below or contact our office for a paper copy.

The completed appeal form, along with the required appeal fee, must be received in our office by the appeal deadline date. If filing by mail, you must allow time for delivery. Cheques are to be made payable to The City of Edmonton.

Personal information is collected for the purpose of Subdivision and Development appeals and will be used for administrative purposes, processing your appeal and as evidence in your appeal. This information will form part of a file that is publicly available. Collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and is managed and protected in accordance with the Act. For questions about the collection, please contact SDAB Supervisor, Churchill Building, 10019 - 103 Avenue NW, 780-496-6079, and sdab@edmonton.ca

For More Information

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

Office of the City Clerk
Churchill Building
10019 - 103 Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0G9

Hours of Operation  
Monday to Friday
8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm 

Please note the office will be closed over the lunch hour. 

Telephone 780-496-6079
Fax 780-577-3537
Email sdab@edmonton.ca
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